Nursery Assistant

Randstad Education
Manchester, UK
19 Aug 2019
26 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced EYFS practitioner looking for work in central Manchester?

Could you deliver quality childcare in a city centre environment, looking after the children of working professionals?

This specialist Day Nursery provides a safe and secure learning environment for infants aged between 6-months and 5 years, giving hospital staff peace of mind in the knowledge that their children are well cared for on site. The nursery features children's changing facilities, toilets and cloakrooms to cater to their basic needs, while going above and beyond to provide unique learning opportunities in the form of an outdoor plant-patch and mud kitchen. Purposely designed to mimic home life, with comfortable furnishings and a variety of activities available, the nursery was rated 'Good' in its most recent Ofsted inspection, with particular commendation directed at staff's attention to children's individual progress.

Job Benefits:

A central location with nearby, direct public transport links across all of Greater Manchester
A well-established setting with the facilities and guidance to advance your career prospects
Various local amenities, including eateries, grocery stores, tourist sites and parks
Candidate Requirements:

A secure knowledge of safeguarding and children's early development
Keen observation skills and the ability to assess progress and identify children who may struggle to integrate
Experience of working in a childcare setting, whether voluntary or contracted
The ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and children's parents, gathering information about children's home life and planning activities that may be familiar to them
A DBS on the update service or the willingness to undergo a new DBS check
A basic knowledge of the Ofsted framework
Candidate Responsibilities:

Delivering care and learning support in a caring and sensitive style, remaining attuned to children's individual needs
Assisting with the maintenance of the nursery environment, tidying throughout the day
Working as part of a committed childcare team to provide a quality service, demonstrating team-working skills and a collaborative approach
Encouraging curiosity and developing children's thinking by asking questions, trying to understand their experience of nursery life
Making full use of the nursery's facilities and resources, planning activities which incorporate the setting's outdoor space as well as their indoor resources and materials
If you're looking to step into a role a little different to the rest and are confident that you can thrive and develop professionally whilst delivering excellent childcare, get in touch right away! This nursery can offer all the right tools and knowledge for you to succeed, so seize the opportunity while you can and submit your CV to or click 'Apply Now

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